Kit Robinson is a Bay Area poet, writer and musician. His most recent poetry books are Thought Balloon (Roof, 2019), Leaves of Class (Chax, 2017) and Marine Layer (BlazeVOX, 2015). His essays on poetics, art, travel and music appear online at Jacket2, Open Space and Nowhere. He plays Cuban tres guitar in the charanga band Calle Ocho. He writes, "Poetry is language on a holiday. Free to go where it will. But it is not jobless. The job of poetry is to continue, despite everything that is pitted against it."
Uche Nduka is a Nigerian-American poet,essayist and collagist. He is the author of 12 volumes of poems of which the most recent are NINE EAST and LIVING IN PUBLIC. His writing has been translated into German,Finnish, Arabic ,Italian, and Dutch. A new volume of his poems titled FACING YOU is forthcoming from City Lights Books in Spring 2020. He presently teaches at CUNY-Queens College and lives in Brooklyn.